Regret stories, books, poems, and more

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This was about a friend that I had in high school. He was a great guy, but my ego was too big. I thought I was better than him and I regret it. He moved far away, and we barely talk anymore. Read More

Tags: sorrow, regret

Book / Romance

August 27, 2020

Reads: 38

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Essie writes a letter. Read More
Thank you my best friend. Read More

Tags: sadness, regret

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2020

Reads: 52

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this poem about 11 years ago. Sometimes you just feel stuck and need motivation to get back to your true self. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 09, 2020

Reads: 93

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: regret

Poem / Romance

August 03, 2020

Reads: 41

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

UNANSWERED LOVE, TWISTS OF FATE, SURPRISE, REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, REGRET, SORROW, COWARDICE, DISHONOR, LUCK, LIFE In Boston, cowardice prevents an otherwise admirable man from beginning a relationship of deep love for a wealthy woman of many attractions. The object of his love does not know why. A few years later,… Read More
A poem about regret in the throws of depression Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 09, 2020

Reads: 73

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An Exorcism of sorts. For Kimbo Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 05, 2020

Reads: 65

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I am reviewing past works both published and not and stumbled across this poem, penned at some unremembered time. I am still not sure the motivations behind it but I like the language - I can still surprise myself at times. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 29, 2020

Reads: 64

Comments: 2

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

Same ol’ same ol’ Read More

Tags: regret

How rejection, sometimes, is just a faulty perspective Read More
All he wanted was to be my good friend. Read More

Tags: regret

Reads: 118

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about being with someone who is self-centered. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 02, 2020

Reads: 99

Comments: 1

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

It’s a guy thing Read More

Poem / Romance

February 18, 2020

Have you made promises you couldn't keep? Promise me no more promises. Read More
What happens when ghosts of the past come back to haunt you? Read More

Reads: 124

Comments: 2

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Fairy tales can teach us life lessons, such as to not hold vain possessions at a higher value than responsibilities or loved ones, be selfish, or lose hope. Otherwise, you might miss the opportunity of a greater reward. cover by: pixabay Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 20, 2019

Reads: 133

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I am soap Read More

Tags: hope, happy, sad, clean, regret

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2019

Reads: 167

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Don't let yourself become the apple in your eye. Otherwise, you won't be able to learn and understand the world around you. Read More

Tags: life, self, time, regret, window

An old woman recalls an act of betrayal in her youth and how she has lived with regret ever since. Read More

Tags: regret

Reads: 142

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Regret + Regret = I don't know Read More

Tags: love, regret, failure

This is a very short yet powerful poem about the pain of love and how when it leaves you all you can hope for is that one day it will look back and miss you just as much as you miss it. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2019

Reads: 150

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The House of Matchsticks House

Another of my simple poems. Read More

Tags: love, longing, regret

Poem / Romance

September 24, 2019

Reads: 207

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Nights speak of the dark and endings, the morning of light and beginnings. Unfortunately my mornings these days are more likely to be filled with the activities of work and life and my moments to ponder are left to those strange times when I wake at ungodly hours and let… Read More
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